“It” is the final Sunday of the NFL season, and it might be the most bittersweet day of the entire year.
Fortunately, this year’s final day includes about three million different playoff scenarios that can play out and keep us entertained all day and night. Still, when the final whistle blows in Dallas near midnight on Sunday, thus will end our Sundays of wall-to-wall, 12-plus-game slates of football for a full eight months. Eight months!
Sure, we’ll have the playoffs. Don’t get me wrong — I love the playoffs. Playoff football is tops. But we only get one game at a time, and if that game is a stinker, we’re stuck with it for many hours in a row. It’s tough being us!
Alas, we shall endure. And for now, we have this glorious Sunday afternoon and evening to serve as our final taste of a full NFL weekend until the end of the summer "
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